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After tragically losing her mum to cancer, Jo Riley swapped her job in the corporate world to start a business supporting carers, patients, family, and friends.
Within two years Jo had won the Great British Entrepreneur Awards – Entrepreneur for Good Award in Wales 2020 plus she was a finalist in the Welsh Women’s Awards 2020 and CancerPal in the Wales Start-Up Awards 2020 in the category of Rising Star.
Globally more than 800,000 people are diagnosed with hepatocellular carcinoma each year with around 700,000 dying from the disease.
Andrea Wilson Woods sadly lost her fifteen-year-old sister, Adrienne, to this liver cancer. After some research Andrea discovered there wasn’t a single organisation dedicated to Hepatocellular carcinoma in the US. She decided to change this and so began her remarkable journey.
With the global hair-care market worth more than 98 million dollars in 2019, maybe it's not surprising 10 per cent of cancer patients refuse chemotherapy because of the fear of losing their hair.
My first guest for the 'cancer interview hub' is Rich Paxman, CEO of Paxman Scalp Cooling. With the company's dedication and continuing scientific research, this traumatising side-effect of cancer treatment could become a thing of the past...